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This Guidance Manual was prepared to assist owners and managers comply with regulations and provide a starting point for developing your facility’s environmental program.

What’s Included in the End-of-Life Vehicle Waste Processing Site Environmental Review & Guidance Manual

This Guidance Manual includes the following:

A. REMOVEABLE REPORTS AND RECORD KEEPING LOGS

  • Contingency Plan
  • Fugitive Dust Control Plan
  • Refrigerant Removal Log
  • Weekly Storage Inspection
  • Crushing and Shearing Log

B. DOCUMENTS TO REMAIN IN YOUR GUIDANCE BINDER

  • End-of-Life Vehicle Waste Processing Site Environmental Review & Guidance Manual
  • Environmental Guidance Review for End-of-Life Waste Disposal Sites – Review Protocols
  • Forms
    • Document and record keeping templates are available in Word and pdf format on the provided CD. Use these forms to print additional record keeping forms. Should you be required to submit a Storage of Subject Waste Form one has been provided on the CD.
  • Hazardous Components and Fluids Quick Reference Guides
    • Hazardous Components and Fluids Quick Reference Guides are available for hazardous liquids and components common to ELVs. The hazardous material overviews include topics including: Environmental Concerns; Sources; Storage Requirements; Disposal Requirements; Cleanup Options; and a MSDS has been provided for a characteristic product as waste streams cannot be explicitly quantified.
  • Ontario Regulation 85/16
    • A copy of Ontario Regulation 85/16 Registrations Under Part II.2 of the Act – End-of-Life Vehicles has been provided. You should read and understand all requirements of the regulation.

 NOT INCLUDED IN THE MANUAL

Equipment training and maintenance manuals are not provided due to the myriad of equipment choices. Facilities are required to develop and keep their own records.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DEVELOPING YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM

1.0 Introduction

2.0 Environmental Legislation and Regulation

3.0 Preparation of your Environmental Compliance Program

4.0 Environmental Reviews

  • 4.1 When Should an Environmental Review be Conducted?
  • 4.2 The Review – Environmental Guidance Review for End-of-Life Waste Disposal Sites – Review Protocols
    • i) REVIEW PROTOCOL SECTIONS
    • ii) SECTION HEADINGS
  • 4.3 What to Do When the Audit has been Completed

5.0 Training

6.0 Recordkeeping

7.0 For More Information

ELV FACILITY DESIGN & OPERATIONS GUIDANCE

1.0 Property and Business Standards

1.1 Customer Parking / Signage

1.1.1 Customer Parking

1.1.2 Signage

1.2 Retail Sales Counter and Reception Area / Signage

1.2.1 Retail Sales Counter and Reception Area

1.2.2 Signage

1.3 Building and Property

1.4 Delivery, Support Vehicles and Equipment

1.5 Facility Security

1.6 Office/Record Keeping

1.7 Insurance

1.8 Zoning By-Law / Official Plan

1.8.1 Zoning By-Law

1.8.2 Official Plan

1.9 Facility Design and Storage Capacities

2.0 End-of-Life Vehicle Processing and Storage Areas

2.1 Receiving Area

2.2 Dismantling/Depolluting Area

2.3 Hulk Storage Area

2.4 Crushing Area – Crusher / Crush Pile

2.5 Wet Parts Storage Area

2.6 Hazardous Fluid Storage Area

2.6.1 Identifying Risk

3.0 Reduce, Recycle and Reuse Opportunities

3.1 Antifreeze

3.2 Lead Tire Weights

3.3 Gasoline

3.4 Air Conditioner Refrigerants

3.5 Used Oil (Waste-Derived Fuel Furnaces)

3.6 Spill Clean-Up Materials

4.0 Contaminant Air Discharges Including Noise & Vibration

4.1 Fugitive Dust Control Plan

5.0 Contingency Planning

5.1 Site Plan

5.2 Posted Emergency Management Plan

6.0 Spill Kits

7.0 Wastewater

7.1 Wastewater Collection, Drainage and Disposal

7.1.1 Holding Tanks

7.1.2 Connections to Municipal Sanitary Sewer

7.1.3 Connections to an Oil Water Separator

7.1.4 Connections to Septic Systems

7.1.6 Connections to Ditches and Watercourses

7.2 Storm Water

7.3 Sewer Use By-Law

7.4 Section 53 of the Ontario Water Resources Act

7.5 Wastewater Minimization and Control

7.5.1 Floor Washing

7.5.2 Parts Washing

7.5.3 Secondary Storage Containment Area – Dike Water

7.5.4 Floor Sumps

7.5.5 Core Containers

7.5.6 Crusher

7.6 Minimizing Wastewater – Running a Dry Facility

 

ELV FACILITY SAFETY STANDARDS GUIDANCE

1.0 Occupational Health and Safety Act

1.1 Right to Know – Hazardous Communication

1.2 Mandatory Posters

2.0 Equipment/Licences/Hazardous Materials

2.1 Personal Protective Equipment

2.2 Eye Wash Stations

2.3 Fire Extinguishers

2.4 Asbestos Brake Pads

2.5 Forklift Training

2.6 Torch Use Protocol

2.7 Hybrid Batteries

2.8 First Aid Supplies

2.9 Incandescent Handlamps

2.10 Battery Recharge Stations & Handling